Hypoxaemia in elderly patients suffering from fractured neck of femur.

@article{Martin1977HypoxaemiaIE,
  title={Hypoxaemia in elderly patients suffering from fractured neck of femur.},
  author={Vern Martin},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1977},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={852-67}
}
The purpose of this study was to assess the degree and frequency of hypoxaemia in elderly patients with fractured neck of femur and to note the effect of manipulation and internal fixation on these measurements. Twenty-seven patients aged between 44 and 93 were studied for 5 days after the fracture and for 5 days after surgery. The fractures were treated by… CONTINUE READING